Smart City Growth: Urban Management in Singapore

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Here’s another article published, which is a short recap of my learnings from YSEALI Urban Planning and Smart Growth Workshop – Singapore. Hoping that sharing this gets to inspire our city planners and local governments to move towards knowledge economies and innovation-driven localities, which really do help in smart growth.

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Here’s another article I published way back on my YSEALI Planning experience.

City spaces: Seeing Sydney

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Thanks, Philippine Daily Inquirer, for publishing another article. This time, it’s about what I learned about city spaces when I went to Sydney in August this year.

I really dream of Philippine cities to have such spaces and elements, and to have citizen champions in revitalizing our streets, parks, and other public spaces. (Drop a comment if you want to collaborate with me on doing this.) We have to value these in cities, because public spaces represent equity of the people.

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EnP Board Review Schedule for 2017

I’ve received numerous comments, follows, and queries since my last post. Thanks to everyone for the kind words. It’s been a while since I worked on the blog series (I’m currently doing disaster work), but I hope I’ve been able to respond to everyone via e-mail.

Anyway, I’m sharing the schedule of UP Plano’s EnP Board Coaching Sessions for 2017. Here’s the poster:

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Click on this link for the original post. And click here to register.

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The EnP Board Review Series: Part 7 – Laws governing Environmental Planning

This is a list of laws governing the practice of environmental planning. This list links the law titles to online sources for easy reference.

Any profession is governed by specific laws, and it’s no different in environmental planning. I’ll try to keep this as concise and organized as possible, since you’re going to be reading through a whole lot of legal terms and frameworks.

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